The conviction of Sharina

Ex-director of Moscow’s Library of Ukrainian Literature << No 23 (256) 12 June 2017 >> Moscow’s Meshchansky district court has found the former director of the Library of Ukrainian Literature NATALYA SHARINA guilty of disseminating extremist literature and large-scale fraud and given her a four-year suspended sentence. Earlier, the prosecution had asked for Sharina to…

Church of Scientology

Arrests at Petersburg HQ << No 23 (256) 12 June 2017 >> On 6 June the headquarters of the Church of Scientology in St. Petersburg was raided by the FSB, and five members were arrested: the head of the local Church Ivan Matsitsky, the Church’s chief accountant Sahib Aliyev, the chief of the official relations department…